Technology: Programming

Applications developers or programmers typically write, test, and maintain detailed programs for implementation in desktop, network, and web environments. Successful programmers must be creative, use good problem-solving techniques, have a keen sense of business needs, and possess an excellent understanding of customer requirements. They must also possess the technical and functional skills to analyze, design, develop, and implement object-oriented applications for a variety of audiences. For those pursuing careers as programmers, application development skills and an understanding of specific tools and technologies continue to be the qualifications in highest demand by employers in the technology sector.

Current Programming Classes

  • C# Programming Certificate Capstone

    The final capstone project utilizes all the skills learned throughout the C# Programming Certificate. This project will form a central part ... More »

  • C# Programming: 1

    Learn C# programming in a Windows environment using Visual Studio. Develop skills in designing and writing simple C# computer programs using... More »

  • C# Programming: 2

    Study C# programming in a Console environment using Visual Studio. Apply the .NET Framework and object-oriented programming principles to cr... More »

  • C# Programming: 3

    Learn C# programming in a Console environment using Visual Studio. Develop skills in designing and writing C# computer programs using file p... More »

  • C# Programming: 4

    Study C# programming in a Console and Windows Presentation Foundation (WPF) environment using Visual Studio. Develop skills in designing an... More »

  • Algorithms in .NET

    This class introduces algorithm techniques and data structures for new .NET developers with development experience but no formal computer sc... More »

  • ASP.NET: Level 1

    Get an introduction to ASP.NET with plenty of hands-on examples to illustrate how ASP.NET 4 works and how to use it to create data driven we... More »

  • Basic Programming Essentials

    This class introduces students to computer programming by presenting the fundamental concepts and terminology of programming. Skills in desi... More »

  • C# Automation: 1

    Software quality is everyone's responsibility on the development team. Learn to implement quality from the ground-up, as well as build check... More »

  • C# Web Development Certificate Capstone

    The final capstone project utilizes all the skills learned throughout the C# Web Development certificate. This project will form a central p... More »

  • Data Access using C#

    Visual Studio has computer software components such as ADO and LINQ that can be used by programmers to access data and data services. Learn... More »

  • Java Programming

    This updated and extended course employs a combination of lecture, demonstration, and hands-on exercises to teach the fundamentals of the Ja... More »

  • JavaScript

    JavaScript is the key language behind Rich Internet Applications. This course covers core language constructs, the document object model (DO... More »

  • PowerShell

    Windows PowerShell is a utility that greatly extends the scripting capabilities of Windows. Built on the .NET Framework, PowerShell is both ... More »

  • Programming with Python: 1

    Python is an open-source, general-purpose, programming language whose design philosophy emphasizes code readability. Topics: types, operato... More »

  • Programming with Python: 2

    For those with some knowledge of Python, let's expand on those by studying topics such as: functions and modules, files and exceptions, soft... More »

  • Web Services using .NET

    Web services extend the World Wide Web infrastructure to provide the means for software to connect to other software applications. Applicati... More »

  • Software Development: Waterfall, Agile and Lean

    There are several proven methods of running teams and projects well. These methodologies promote project development in a collaborative, inc... More »

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